Browsing the "Securities" Tag

Harbor Now Has Both Broker-Dealer and Transfer Agent Licenses in the US

| William Foxley

Security token startup Harbor has been granted a transfer agent license by the SEC, a month after getting the green light from the CFTC.

US Lawmaker Introduces Bill Classifying Stablecoins as Securities

| Nikhilesh De

A draft bill published Tuesday would regulate stablecoins under the Securities Act of 1933.

SEC Guidance Gives Ammo to Lawsuit Claiming XRP Is Unregistered Security

| Nikhilesh De

Investors suing Ripple have started citing the SEC’s token guidance to back their claim that XRP is an unregistered security.

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New Jersey Takes Online Market to Court Over 2018 Crypto Token Sale

| Daniel Palmer

The U.S. state of New Jersey is taking legal action over alleged securities violations by blockchain rental marketplace Pocketinns.

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Howey Schmowey – The Real Answer is to Update Securities Regulations

| David Weisberger

The SEC should focus more on fraud prevention than if an asset is a security, as fraud can be committed with securities too, argues David Weisberger.

The SEC Case Against Kik’s ICO Appears Strong, Experts Say

| Nikhilesh De

The SEC seems to have a strong case on the facts in its complaint against Kik and its 2017 token sale, according to legal experts.

SEC’s Hinman Says Some ICOs May Be Eligible for ‘No-Action’ Relief

| Nikhilesh De

Startups that conducted ICOs may be eligible for relief from SEC enforcement actions, an agency official said.

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Blockstream’s Samson Mow Is Launching a Space Alien Gaming Token on Bitcoin

| Alyssa Hertig

Bitcoin... in space? A company led by Blockstream CSO Samson Mow is looking to bridge the worlds of crypto and online gaming.

Ethereum Investment Vehicle Approved for Small Investors

| John Biggs

FINRA has approved Grayscale Investments' ethereum trust shares for sale to mom-and-pop investors.

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Blockstream Launches Security Token Platform on Bitcoin Sidechain

| Alyssa Hertig

Blockstream, the bitcoin-focused startup, is creating a new security token platform on its Liquid sidechain network.